Daily Archives: 2018-04-09

OPERATION COLDSTORE: Fake news for honourable purpose?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Law Kim Hwee In a more reflective interviews nearing 87 years old, late Lee Kuan Yew said in 2010: “In any case, it is not these reporters or the obituaries they may write that will offer the final verdict on his actions, he said, but Read More

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How small investments can improve your marriage without breaking your bank
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin There are many reasons why marriages fall apart. For example, infidelity or drifting apart are known to be the top 2 reasons for divorce, according to a study cited by Harvard Business School. While these sound like reasonable reasons, you might be surprised to Read More

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Track fault along EWL on Monday morning
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Commuters along the East-West Line experienced disruptions in their rides this Monday morning (9 Apr) due to a track fault which occurred for about three hours from around 7am to 10:18am. The delay was first tweeted at 7:11am by L Yang who complained Read More

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SIFA 2018 unveils the full line-up for its film programme – Singular Screens
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018 (SIFA 2018) unveils the international line-up of 13 exceptional new films in the programme Singular Screens — one Asian premiere and 12 Singapore premieres. Curated by Asian Film Archive,  SIFA 2018 invites film and arts lovers to embark on cinematic Read More

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ST Forum: HDB flat as an investment for old age is no longer valid
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On Tuesday (3 Apr), the Straits Times published a letter sent in by writer Ronnie Lim, who reported that many seniors who wanted to downgrade to studio apartments were “in a fix as they are unable to sell their old flats”. “The notion Read More

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Pritam Singh announced as new Secretary-General for Workers’ Party
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Mr Pritam Singh, 42, was announced as the new Secretary-General for Workers’ Party after holdings its biennal party conference on Sunday afternoon (8 April)  to elect a new leader for the first time in 17 years. Ms Sylvia Lim Swee Lin, 53, was also Read More

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Medical inflation: 2.4 or 9.6%? Is Singapore the most expensive in Asia after adjusting for purchasing power parity?
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the article “S’pore ranked No. 4 for medical inflation” (Straits Times, Apr 8). The ST article states that “Earlier this year, the MOH said Singapore’s average annual healthcare inflation rate was 2.4 per cent between 2011 and 2016.” Indeed, Minister Read More

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Health Minister promises to keep healthcare costs down, but medical inflation set to rise faster than region
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by Kwok Fangjie In a survey conducted by Manulife in 2014, 71% of middle-class to affluent Singaporeans were concerned about deteriorating health in their old age. The same survey showed that on average, Singaporeans expect to spend 13% of their retirement income on medical Read More

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Court orders ex-Brazil President Lula whom PM Lee admires to serve his 12-year jail sentence over graft
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In 2015 just 2 months before the general election, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong gave an interview to Time magazine. He told Time that he was influenced “a great deal” by his father, the late Lee Kuan Yew. “I mean, he’s my father. Read More

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